London, South Kensington
25 September 2007
A FRENCH GILT-METAL GUERIDON
OF LOUIS XVI STYLE, 20TH CENTURY, AFTER ADAM WEISWEILER
The circular granite top above a scrolling foliate frieze supported by three basket-bearing tapered caryatids joined by curved stretchers with a central ball finial and terminating in tapering spirally-fluted feet
29¼in. (74.3cm.) high; 20½in. (52cm.) diameter
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Adam Weisweiler, originally from Neuwied, executed various smaller items of furniture including numerous gueridons. A closely related model was produced in the late 19th century by Alfred Beurdeley.
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